Bay-Atlantic Symphony at Borgata
The Bay-Atlantic Symphony will bring an "Italian Opera Gala" to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa's Music Box Theatre in Atlantic City 5 p.m. Sunday, July 21, including arias and duets by Gioachino Rossini, Giacomo Puccini and Giuseppe Verdi.
Symphony Music Director Jed Gaylin will conduct the show, which will also feature soprano Julia Kierstine and tenor Richard Crawley as soloists.
The concert is part of an innovative new summer series for the Bay-Atlantic Symphony, bringing classical masterpieces to the Borgata's Music Box in Atlantic City. The series of six concerts opened July 7 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 22.
Tickets start at $25. Call the Borgata box office at 866-900-4849, the Bay-Atlantic Symphony office at 856-451-1169 or go to BayAtlanticSymphony.org.
Jersey Shore Pops presents 'The Italian Tenor'
Linda Gentille and The Jersey Shore Pops will continue their 2013 summer concert series with "The Italian Tenor," starring tenor Aaron Caruso, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at the Middle Township Performing Arts Center. Caruso will perform Italian and Broadway classics, including favorites such as "Be My Love", "O Sole Mio", and songs from the "Phantom of the Opera."
The Middle Township Performing Arts Center is located inside Middle Township High School, 212 Bayberry Drive in Cape May Court House. Individual tickets range from $25 for balcony seating to $40 for VIP orchestra center seating. The Middle Township PAC box office is open 9 a .m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays for walk-in ticket purchases. Call 800-838-3006 or go to JerseyShorePops.org.
Helen Reddy at Cape May Convention Center
Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Helen Reddy will perform at the Cape May Convention Center 8 p.m. Monday, July 22, as the 12th annual Stockton Goes to the Beach Summer Concert Series continues.
Reddy, with more than a dozen Top 40 hits to her name, retired from live performance in 2002, but decided to return to the stage in July 2012. She will sing her favorites including "I Am Woman," "Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)," "I Don't Know How To Love Him" and "You and Me Against the World" - as well as several songs from her catalog which she never before performed live.
Cape May Convention Hall is located at 715 Boardwalk in Cape May. Tickets are $35. Call 855-708-9699 or go to CapeMayCity.com.
Hot Tuna at O.C. Music Pier
Hot Tuna Electric will come to the Ocean City Music Pier as part of the city's Monday night concert series 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 22.
The group, a spin-off of the popular 1960s band Jefferson Airplane, is known for its acoustic and electric versions of both traditional and popular blues songs.
- Regina Schaffer